Ultimate Guide to Christmas... Events, Church Service, Dinners and more!
20 Dec 2016
Welcome to ShekouDaily's Weekend NewsVideo. This week we're on location once again. This time on DaPatio in Sea World behind the Minghua Cruise Ship... and yes, it's snowing here! Read on to find out why and to learn about the 20+ events, Church Services, Dinners and more happening this Christmas weekend!
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For those looking to go to Church on Christmas, we have three English language Services to share. Click the links below for maps and more details.
The closest Christmas Church Service to Shekou is the Shenzhen International Fellowship on December 24th from 7:30-8:30pm. It's located at the Nanyou Theater at 32 Donbin Lu near RenRen Le. Down the street from Wal Mart.
In Nanshan at 2pm on Sunday the 25th, is the Christmas Day Worship with Pastor Shaun Daugherty located on the 3rd floor of 2239 Nanhai Dadao. For more information, call 135-3770-6348.
For those looking for Catholic Mass, the nearest is St. Anthony's Church in Futian at 65 Nong Lin Lu. Their English language Church service is at 11pm on Christmas Eve.
There are a lot of options to choose from this year, so we'll break them up by region.
Coastal Rose Garden 2
Boathouse has a traditional Christmas dinner; including Turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, pie and a glass of house wine or juice for kids. Just 199 or 100 per child. Boathouse is located at Coastal Rose Garden 2 # 16. For reservations or more info, call 13682622519
Les 5 Chef's has a unique offering from 7pm; including a French Oyster Holiday Party with oysters Nº1 flown in direct from France or a Cheese Fondue Party. Prices vary. Les 5 Chef's Backstube is located in Coastal Rose Garden Phase 2 #28. For reservations or for more info, call 2681-0468.
Brew Magic Pub is offering their Traditional Christmas Buffet on both the 24th and 25th from 5-9pm for just 188 or 90 per child under 12 years old. Plus drink specials include buy 1 get 1 free house wine, san miguel draft and La Chouffe Blonde from 4-11pm. Brew Magic Pub is located at Coastal Rose Garden #52 and can be reached at 2667-3229.
McCawley's is offering both a Christmas Lunch and Dinner on the 24th and 25th. Lunch is just 128 RMB and includes a free carlsberg, soft drink or glass of wine; and dinner is just 228 RMB. For more info, call 0755-2667-4361.
In Sea World
Christmas Eve (Dec 24th) ONLY
Coyote's Christmas Eve dinner starts at 6pm is 250 RMB per person. Reservations are recommended. Teqila Coyote's is located in Sea World Square Shop #113. For reservations call 2683.6446.
Enigma's Christmas Eve party starts at 7pm and includes live acoustic music from 7pm, jello shots, Secret Santa and lucky draw prizes. Plus Live Music by Mind The Gap from 10pm. Enigma is located at Shop No.6, Hai Bing Garden Business Centre in Sea World. For more info, call 13509678583
Christmas Day (Dec 25th) ONLY
George & Dragon is offering their Christmas dinner only on Sunday the 25th from 2-10pm for just 218 RMB. Reservations are required. George & Dragon is located behind the Taizi Hotel in Sea World. For reservations call 2889.8564
X-TA-SEA's Christmas Day Dinner on the 25th; which will be held right here on DaPatio from 6-9pm, includes an all-you-can-eat buffet with traditional Christmas foods, plus a drink of choice for just 228 or 58 for kids under 1.2m. Santa will also be here to give out gifts AND they're be Christmas Carolers singing from 5:30-6:30pm. If you come sing with the Christmas Carolers, you can enjoy Christmas Dinner here absolutely FREE! That's right! Absolutely FREE! So Hurry to sign up as space is limited! Visit ShekouDaily.com/sing for more info.
Christmas Eve & Christmas Day
Gold Coast, McCawley's Sea World, the Tavern and X-TA-SEA are offering both Lunch and Dinner Options on Both Saturday and Sunday December 24th and 25th.
At Gold Coast you'll have a chance to choose from 9 different mouthwatering options ranging from Lobster to Turkey and everything in between at their Christmas and New Year Banquet; with prices starting as low as 218 RMB per person. Gold Coast is located in the Hai Bin Commercial Bldg #118 (next to Pizza Hut) in Sea World. For more info, call 0755-2667-6968
McCawley's is offering Christmas lunch for 128; which includes a drink, and dinner for 228. They are located in Sea World, across from the Bank of China, and can be reached at 2668-4496.
The Tavern's Christmas lunch and dinner, available from 12pm to 12am, are both 228 and each includes a glass of mulled wine. Tavern is located on the 3rd Floor of Zone B #306 in Sea World and can be reached at 2669-1939.
X-TA-SEA has a build-your-own Christmas Meal option for 198 RMB; where you can mix and match all your favorites to your hearts content. It also includes a raffle ticket to win an iPhone7 Plus. This meal is available for lunch on both the 24th and 25th and for dinner on the 24th. X-TA-SEA is located on the first floor inside the Minghua Cruise Ship in Sea World Square. For more info, call 0755-2686-7649.
Finally there's the Hilton; OPEN buffet will be available for lunch and dinner on Christmas Day with a fully stocked traditional Christmas Feast including freeflow drinks for just 408 RMB for lunch or 588 for dinner. On Christmas Eve, they have a spectacular dinner and show planned. Where you can enjoy a their Christmas buffet with freeflow drinks, live music, a choir, Santa and a lucky draw which will not only include an iPhone 7, but a chance to win room and buffet vouchers. All for just 988 per person! The Hilton is located at 1177 Wanghai Road, across from Sea World. Call 0755-2162 3013 for more info or to make reservations.
Christmas Eve Events
R+ will be holding a unique Christmas Eve Party from 7:15-8:45pm where you can experience Christmas culture from 7 different countries while enjoying delicious food and plenty of games; including DIY activities, a trapeze show, dancing, a piñata, fitness activities and gifts from Santa. The party will be held at their All City Shop at B20-24 Xiwan Huafu Garden, Zhongxin Road (Haiyue Metro Station Exit B). For more info, call 158-8967-1077 or 135-3084-6958.
Enjoy live music by Alien Encounter at XTASEA's Christmas Eve Party from 9:30pm and chance to win an iPhone 7 Plus in addition to other great prizes. If you want an even better chance of winning stuff, dress up in your sexiest Santa, Mrs. Claus or Santa's Elves costume for a chance to win one of many great prizes in their Sexy Santa Costume Contest. X-TA-SEA is located on the first floor inside the Minghua Cruise Ship in Sea World Square. For more info, call 0755-2686-7649.
The Terrace will also be holding a Christmas Eve Party and keeping with their tradition of great entertainment, they'll have a TAS Special Christmas Performance, DJ Ben, and Sexy Santa dancers and they'll also be offering a free glass of Champagne, a Christmas hat for everyone and other surprises. Dress code: Red & white smart casual/formal (or wear something red). Terrace is located on the second floor, above the Starbucks in Sea World Square. Call 0755 2682 9105 for more info.
Christmas Day Events
If you miss Eggnog, Blu Bamboo is offering shots of Eggnog on both Saturday and Sunday for just 30 RMB. Blu Bamboo is located on the second floor of 3/4 Xinghua Road just outside Sea World.
On Christmas day head on down to DaPatio in Sea World from 5:30pm-6:30pm and listen to some Christmas Caroling. You can even watch it snow, meet Santa Claus and or enjoy an all-you-can-eat Christmas Buffet. DaPatio is located behind the Minghua Cruise Ship in Sea World Square. For more info, call 2686-7649.
That's it for this weekend. Don’t forget to like, comment and share this with your friends.
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